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Donald Trump Cannot Abolish Birthright Citizenship

Fear of immigrants and of large groups of people entering America from abroad is not new. More than a century ago, many Americans were afraid that the country would be “invaded” by Chinese immigrants. 960 more words


In Rejecting Florida Appeals, US Supreme Court Justices Debate Future Of Death Penalty

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MIAMI (CNN) — As the US Supreme Court rejected a series of death penalty appeals from Florida on Tuesday, key justices laid bare the enduring divisions over the fairness and effectiveness of the ultimate punishment. 755 more words


CNET: Supreme Court declines to hear appeal of Obama-era net neutrality rules

CNET: Supreme Court declines to hear appeal of Obama-era net neutrality rules. “The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of Obama-era net neutrality regulations that could have gutted the authority of the Federal Communications Commission. 34 more words

Security & Legal Issues

Supreme Court Turns Away Challenge To California Gun Control Measure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is refusing a new invitation to rule on gun rights, leaving in place California restrictions on carrying concealed handguns in public. 120 more words


CNN: Supreme Court won’t block children’s climate change lawsuit. https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/02/politics/climate-change-children-trial-supreme-court/index.html By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter Updated 9:15 AM EDT, Sat November 03, 2018 Washington (CNN)The Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration’s request Friday to stop a lawsuit brought by youths who are seeking to hold the government accountable for failing to do…

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Climate Matters

Reuters: U.S. Supreme Court divided over Google privacy settlement

Reuters: U.S. Supreme Court divided over Google privacy settlement. “U.S. Supreme Court justices, in an internet privacy case involving Google(GOOGL.O), disagreed on Wednesday over whether to rein in a form of settlement in class action lawsuits that awards money to charities and other third parties instead of to people affected by the alleged wrongdoing.”